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The Story of Samara Lipsky

May 15, 2017
Samara LipskyThough she is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the International Psychology program at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), the fact of the matter is, Samara Lipsky can point to a very significant career in the area of psychology. Her education is significant and somewhat diverse, so the doctoral work is just icing on the proverbial cake. Previously, Samara earned an undergraduate degree in business from Emory University, from their infamous Goizueta Business School. Samara Lipsky then followed that by earning a Masters Degree in Psychology a few years later and completing a two-year predoctoral research fellowship with the fine doctors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Samara Lipsky isn’t all about work and career. She also feels a significant level of pride in her Jewish heritage. She grew up on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City, where she graduated from the Modern Orthodox Raman School, located in her neighborhood. In more recent times, Samara was once a staffer with the Union for Reform Judaism and she has been a Hebrew teacher at the Reform Temple Israel in her old neighborhood. If that’s not enough, Samara Lipsky has tutored numerous Jewish young people and helped them prepare for their bar and bat mitzvahs.

Her career as a psychologist has been very rewarding for Samara Lipsky, in more ways than one. In fact, she has thus far received numerous awards and accolades in the field, such as her induction into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at Yale University. She also received the President's Scholarship to attend The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and the Meritorious Student Abstract Award at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Annual Conference at one point. Samara also has presented at multiple conferences, and she is a prolific author, having co-authored three book chapters and published multiple articles in journals on public health issues.